The Index of Kinder Cars: 50 engines to get you around as you do your bit to cut back #infographic

 

The Index of Kinder Cars: 50 engines to get you around as you do your bit to cut back #infographic

With more people opting to follow vegan lifestyles than ever before and paying more attention to their effect on the environment around them, automakers have responded by launching an growing number of electric and hybrid cars and reducing the amount of animal products used in their interiors.

There are also an increasing number of third-party companies that will help you to veganize your engine for those who can't afford a new car but are willing to put in a little bit of effort.

It's n quick, no. While it is possible to have a vegan-friendly interior, in the production of the steel and rubber which make up the car itself, animal products are still used.

Nevertheless, Donald Watson, founder of the Vegan Society, described veganism as a "philosophy and way of life that aims to eliminate all types of abuse of, and cruelty to, animals for food, clothing or any other purpose as far as possible and practical," and a car is something that is simply not practical to go without for many people.

While this means that you will need to make use of what is available, the good news is that car manufacturers and third parties have made an effort by developing their own artificial alternatives to minimize their use of animal products such as leather, such as:

We evaluated the deals from leading manufacturers to help you find a car that suits your lifestyle, whether you're looking for something vegan-friendly or environmentally-friendly.

As we noted above, there are a whole host of leather alternatives that will give you the luxurious look while being cruelty-free, and while it might not be the smallest task, it will take a long way to remove a large amount of animal products from your car by changing out or reupholstering your seats.

It is also worth noting that woollen blends can also consist of cloth interiors, so although leather is preferable, it may not be considered vegan.

The Index of Kinder Cars: 50 engines to get you around as you do your bit to cut back #infographic

infographic by: www.money.co.uk


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